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Ukrainians prepare for war

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Ukrainian soldiers in the village of Perevalnoye in Crimea, Ukraine
Ukrainian soldiers in the village of Perevalnoye in Crimea, Ukraine Reuters/Baz Ratner

Ukraine began mobilising for war on Sunday, a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared that he had the right to invade the country. Western officials, including US Secretary of State John Kerry, said there would be a strong response to any Russian action and Nato allies are pushing for the deployment of international observers to Ukraine. RFI spoke to Leysa Orobets, a Ukrainian member of parliament, about her hopes after months of leading the protests.

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